Where to Eat and Drink in Heraklion

Where to Eat and Drink in Heraklion

Here is an introduction to the Cretan city's gastro delights for tastes you will never forget!

Peskesi supports creative Cretan cullinary that supply dishes made with amazing fresh ingredients from local producers and extensive research into the original recipes dating back to Minoan times! 

Vourvouladiko is perhaps Heraklion's most authentic taverna flocking in for the dishes like kapriko (slow-roasted pork), stuffed wine leaves, seasonal wild greens and an amazing complimentary dessert of homemade sesame brittle served with vanilla ice cream.

Kouzeineri Expert knowledge of animal breeds and culinary techniques is what makes this meat restaurant stand out. Choose from a range of rich Mediterranean classics prepared with Cretan ingredients and a selection from a wine list dedicated to Greek producers.

7 Thalasses  Famed for its wonderfully executed fish dishes and other creative seafood options, this restaurant offers also a playground for children.

The Chichpea is the vegeterian street food operated by an agricultural co-operative. It is known for its falafel and you can put together your own dish with the ingredients available.

Queen Boutique Desserts A new cafe-patisserie uses high quality chocolate and advanced cullinary technics to produce a rangeof excellent desserts to eat in or take away. 

Aretousa to taste traditional sweets served on special occasions across the island. Try both kalitsounia and lychnarakia.

Think Tank A pretty rooftop cafe-bar to discover the wines of Crete with the enjoyable breeze and starry sky. Some of the local varietes like Malvasia, Liatiko, Moschato Spinas, Vilana and Vidiano are worth tasting.

Kosmiri is the real, freshly-made 14 flavours ice cream produced in-house in limited quantities.

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